SMART GRID -- Tunisia

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) and the United States Embassy in Tunisia, Assistance Unit announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to support Tunisia’s state power utility company through the development of a pilot program for advanced power management systems. This opportunity aims to advance US foreign policy in Tunisia by improving the management of public and natural resources to allow for increased, sustainable economic growth. 

Applications will be accepted only from U.S. organizations that have previously worked with foreign governments on implementing advanced smart grid and power management programs. Successful applications will work closely with the Government of Tunisia (GoT) and the Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz (STEG), Tunisia’s state power utility company. 

Deadline: Jan. 14, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants include: - U.S. o Non-profit organizations; o For-profit organizations; o Private institutions of higher education; o Public or state institutions of higher education; o Public international organizations



Amount Description

Estimated Award Ceiling: $5,000,000

Estimated Award Floor: $4,000,000

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

January 14, 2020